The APICS Dictionary is the best compendium of resource management terms available. The Dictionary can be found in the APICS Members Only section under the Publications tab. This is the 1st online searchable version of the dictionary. Members will be able to search the 3,000+ terms.
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APICS Canadian District is made up of the Canadian Chapters of APICS, the Association for Operations Management. The Canadian District formerly known as Region 8 of APICS and before that as the Canadian Association for Production and Inventory Control (CAPIC), is a society of over 3,500 professionals engaged in materials and operations management.
Here are the other chapters that make up the APICS Canadian District:
BetterManagement.com is the authoritative Internet portal for information on cost management, business intelligence, planning and budgeting, scorecarding, and value chain collaboration. BetterManagement.com aggregates content from over 200 leading organizations including Harvard Business School Working Knowledge, The McKinsey Quarterly, and University of Pennsylvania’s Knowledge@Wharton. The site hosts a university that offers single courses or entire degree programs from partners like Cardean University ‘s affiliates Carnegie Mellon, Columbia University, Stanford University, University of Chicago and the London School of Economics. Resource centers extend the breadth of our authorities and provide information on an ever expanding number of performance management subjects.
The BetterManagement Think Tank is a consortium of academic thought leaders in the field of performance management who utilize the BetterManagement community to inspire and articulate the emerging trends on financial and performance management topics. Their work is unique to BetterManagement and some of the most sought after content on the site. Membership to BetterManagement.com is free, and provides access to whitepapers, web seminars, articles, audio/video presentations, and a bookstore with thousands of performance management titles. BetterManagement.com is your source for leading information on improving organizational performance.
The Canadian Supply Chain Sector Council brings together partners in the sector to develop solutions to the human resource challenges faced by stakeholders. Recognizing the vital role of the supply chain to Canada's economy, the Council is committed to enhancing the sector's ability to attract and retain workers at all levels and across the full range of functions, and to advancing the skills of those workers.
To achieve this mission, the CSCSC is undertaking activities that will ensure its:
representativeness – to secure sector buy-in and support
responsiveness – to guarantee that the Council provides leadership and value-added service to the sector, its initiatives must respond to identified industry needs and issues
connectedness – to establish and strengthen linkages with business and labour organizations, industry, governments and the education community
results-based focus – to make certain that Council activities contribute to its short-, medium- and long-term objectives
administrative soundness – to know that the CSCSC complies with legal, corporate and program rules and policies
With these goals at the core of its activities, the CSCSC aims to realize broad industry representation; be connected to supply chain sector stakeholders and responsive to the business and human resources needs of the sector; and consistently achieve results through soundly designed and managed projects.
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The Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum is a leading research institute in partnership with industry and the School of Engineering and Graduate School of Business at Stanford University that advances the theory and practice of excellence in global supply chain management. Working with approximately 30 industrial organizations, the Forum is actively engaged with a broad cross-section of leading and emerging industries to identify, document, research, develop and disseminate best practices in a dynamic and increasingly global economic business environment.
Supply Chain and Logistics Canada is an individual member, not for profit organization of business professionals serving its members by advancing the logistics and supply chain profession in Canada through communication and networking, education and training, knowledge and leadership.
Weber State University Online Weber State University offers five APICS exam review courses that can be taken collectively to prepare for CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management) certification exams or taken separately to suit the needs of the company or individual. To receive CPIM Certification, you must pass all five of the comprehensive exams through APICS. Each course offers 2 semester hours college credit in Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology. Each course is equivalent to 30 hours class time and provides 30 points towards CPIM Certification Maintenance. Participants should plan on 40-60 hours per course to read, study, do homework and prepare for and take quizzes and exams.
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